Disabling depression almost always requires an antidepressant, mild usually does not (watchful waiting or psychotherapy are better first choices). The decision to start an antidepressant is a serious one that should not be made lightly after a brief evaluation with a primary care doctor.
The gold standard treatment for antenatal depression is psychotherapy either with or without pharmacotherapy (medication), depending on specific symptoms. A typical treatment protocol for Jane (listed alphabetically below) combines these with adjunct and complementary therapies for improved healing.
You must nurture yourself and only stay close to people who know how to support you and comfort you. People with OCD whose close companions understand the disease and care for and support you relieve their symptoms more effectively. Get help, care for yourself, and be kind to yourself.
___________________ So you know the thing I wrote up above about how we're a part of the experimental generations where they're
The line between getting beaten down by the experience of human existence, and having a mental illness always seems to move. I know I lie toward the ill side, and yet I feel very wary to find the antidote to said illness. What if medication doesn't work?
You add them all up, and they all can be potentially serious things. Antidepressants are known to cause many side effects
The most commonly-prescribed antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), target neurotransmitters, preventing
Since the 1950s, clinical depression has been thought to be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain, specifically an imbalance of the neurotransmitter serotonin. But a paper published in ACS Chemical Neuroscience last month suggests that no, depression is not cause by serotonin dysfunction.
The use of antidepressants during pregnancy is a topic that spurs much debate. While it could help you, it could put your baby at risk. We discuss taking antidepressant pills during pregnancy and what you need to know to weigh the risks.
Grzeskowiak, who plans to conduct follow-up research on the mothers and children in his study, said that he got the idea